COVID-19 Information

Returning to campus - Fall 2021

Returning to campus

Information for the Fall 2021 semester

Accessing campus Rapid Testing & vaccine verification info


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Latest updates

October 2, 2021: The University has developed a set of Mandatory Vaccination Principles to provide clarity to our University community.

September 20, 2021: Students, faculty and staff who are asymptomatic and coming to campus are required to take a rapid test every 72 hours (previously once every 7 days). Rapid testing information

September 17, 2021: All in-person classes resume September 20, 2021, in accordance with provincial government’s Restrictions Exemption Program and uLethbridge Return to Campus plan. Read full message

September 15, 2021: All in-person classes are cancelled September 16-19. Online classes and work will continue as scheduled. Read full message

September 13, 2021: Starting November 1, 2021, the University of Lethbridge will require all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with the second dose administered two weeks prior to November 1) — or have a legitimate exemption to vaccination (medical or protected under the Alberta Human Rights Act) — to access the Lethbridge campus. Read the full press release.

September 9, 2021: Information is now available for how to be reimbursed for your rapid tests taken before September 13

September 3, 2021: Students, faculty and staff require a negative rapid test to access campus. You are exempt if you are fully vaccinated. The uLethbridge Safe app has been updated to add rapid testing results and vaccine verifications. More information about rapid testing and vaccine verification

September 3, 2021: Students requesting accommodations around masking or rapid testing need to consult this page. All inquiries need to be sent from your uLethbridge email to


Last updated: October 5, 2021 at 2:48pm

Help enhance the safety of our campus:

Students standing in physically distanced circle

Follow all campus health protocols

  • Submit rapid testing weekly, or submit vaccination information if you are fully vaccinated
  • Maintain 2m physical distancing
  • Wash or sanitize your hands frequently

See all campus health measures

Student wearing cloth mask

Bring your mask

Masks are mandatory in all public spaces. Please bring your own masks!

Information about masking on campus

Check your symptoms

DO NOT come to campus if you are ill.

Responding to illness

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